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  • Walking Parkinson’s Path

    He looked down placing his face in his hands. Tears welled in his eyes and his throat tightened.He forced a few breaths. The strong smell of bleach and alcohol in the exam room hit his nostrils and lingered, making it even harder to catch his breath.His mind was racing. What was this disease?What does this mean for his family? His career? His
  • Combined clinic initiative simplifies Holloman healthcare

    With the goal of efficiency and innovation in mind, the 49th Medical Group has developed a combined clinic initiative, grouping annual medical requirements into one appointment at one location.“We have a lot more requirements than we do people,” said Col. Paul Brezinski, 49th MDG commander. “With these requirements, we wanted to look at the things
  • A ‘simple fix’ will save the Air Force a lot of money

    In early May, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Tech. Sgt. Chance Cole, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flight line expediter, came up with an idea – and it’s going to save the Air Force a lot of money.“We were wrapping up a twelve-hour shift, and two of my guys just spent nearly an entire day replacing a single part
  • Bombs Away: Air Force Combat Operations Competition

    The 9th Munitions Squadron held the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP) June 12-14, 2018, here. AFCOCOMP is a unique munitions building competition designed to test participants on all of the aspects used by ammo troops in wartime operations.
  • 49th Munitions Systems specialists blow away competition

    Holloman’s Munitions Systems Specialists left June 10, for the first Air Force Combat Operations Competition held at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Their hard work and dedication to the mission is what led the 49th Wing commander to nominate them for the competition. Holloman’s Munitions Systems was selected to be one of the three teams to represent
  • Senior Master Sgt. receives Bronze Star Medal

     Senior Master Sgt. David Mason, 49th Security Forces logistics and resources superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to an undisclosed location in South West Asia, from July 2017 to January 2018. The medal was presented to Mason June 6, 2018, at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. “I was
  • National Police Week 2018

    Members of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., honored fallen civilian and military law enforcement officers during National Police Week, on May 13-19. Congress established National Police Week in 1962 under the direction of former President John F. Kennedy to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.This year’s
  • Holloman hosts fam. flight for N.M. Lt. Gov.

     John Sanchez, Lt. Governor of New Mexico, visited Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, for a familiarization flight in an F-16 Fighting Falcon, May 4, 2018.The flight was offered to Sanchez as a way for him to gain a better understanding of the F-16 mission and to experience the weapons systems displayed.“It was more than I was expecting,” Sanchez
  • Pit Stop Alamogordo

    Holloman Air Force Base recently introduced the Hollamo Express, a unique bus service exclusive to Holloman’s military service members and dependents. Airmen can use the bus service as transport to a list of drop-off locations in the city of Alamogordo, free of charge. At present, the Hollamo Express runs an eight-stop route, from 5 p.m. to
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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Check out some of the highlights from the #HAFB July 2018 Load Crew Competition! #FlyFightWin
Colonel Joseph Campo assumed command of the 49th Wing from Colonel Houston Cantwell on July 6, 2018. After assuming command Colonel Campo spoke to the Airmen gathered for the ceremony.
Holloman Air Force Base welcomes Col. Joseph L. Campo as the Commander of the 49th Wing. Holloman Air Force Base 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Air Combat Command
Check out the hard work of Airman 1st Class Anthony Montero, one of our fellow Fortyniners serving downrange!
Happy 4th! We hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday. In the meantime enjoy some sounds of freedom!
Daniel Salinas from the 49th Wing Safety office has some summertime safety tips to keep in mind.
#MondayMotivation “You have to get up and make the best of it. There’s no point in being down about it.” After approximately a year of doctors’ visits, Col. Paul Brezinski, 49th Medical Group commander, at 37 years old, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. That was only the beginning of his journey. Read Brezinski’s full story from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command | United States Air Force | U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS
2018 Big Give has officially kicked off at #HAFB! Team leaders showed up to receive a summer safety brief and pick up their Big Give t-shirts.
Holloman's dental clinic has a new initiative that will save patients and workers more time, check out the details from the link below! AFMS-Holloman-49th Medical Group | Air Combat Command| United States Air Force
U.S. Navy Identifies Casualty The U.S. Navy announced today the death of a U.S. Navy pilot who was involved in a mishap at Holloman Air Force Base, NM. Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York died June 22nd when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over the Red Rio Bombing Range, part of White Sands Missile Range, north of Holloman. "There's no way to to describe the shock of this loss and the sadness we feel for his family," said Col. Houston Cantwell, commander of Holloman's 49th Wing. "He did pioneering work in aviation that will help shape American air power for years to come. We're thankful to have known him and grateful for his devotion to duty." The cause of the mishap is under investigation. For more information about Lt. Short, contact Cmdr. Doug Gabos, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve Public Affairs Officer, at 757-322-5652, or doug.gabos@navy.mil. For any additional queries, contact Lt. Col. Robert Carver, 49th Wing Public Affairs Office, Holloman Air Force Base, NM at 575-635-7774, or robert.n.carver1.mil@mail.mil.
An A-29 Super Tucano crashed over the Red Rio Bombing Range at approximately 11:30 a.m. MDT today during a training flight as part of the Air Force's Light Attack Experiment. One aircrew member suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital. More information on the second aircrew member will be released when it is available. The crash is currently under investigation, and no cause has been determined at this time. The Red Rio Bombing Range is part of the White Sands Missile Range, a U.S. Army instillation and the Department of Defense's larges, open air test range. Fire and police units from the White Sands Missile Range Directorate of Emergency Services initially responded to the report of the crash. More information will be released when it is available. The ground-based military exercise scheduled for this evening has been canceled.
Aircraft crashes on Red Rio Range The 49th Wing has confirmed a manned aircraft crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. at Red Rio Bombing Range, 65 miles north of Holloman Air Force Base. The Red Rio Bombing Range is an active Air Force facility that encompasses approximately 196,000 acres on White Sands Missile Range. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident. The condition of the pilots is unknown at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. For additional information, please contact the Holloman Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at 575-572-5406 or 575-572-7381 during regular business hours, or 575-572-7575 after hours. The 49th Wing Pubic Affairs Facebook will also be updated as more information is made available.
Congratulations to the graduates of Airman Leadership Class 18-5. Good luck with your future leadership endeavors.
Thanks to the recent rain over the Lincoln National Forest, fire restrictions on the Smokey Bear and Sacramento Ranger Districts will be lowered to Stage I.
Check out some of the awesome work being put in by some of Holloman's own 49th Munitions Systems Specialists! #HAFB #AirForce #AMMO #ACC Air Combat Command Beale Air Force Base
#MondayMotivation Senior Master Sgt. David Mason, 49th Security Forces logistics and resources superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, from July 2017 to January 2018. With the followership of several units, Mason accomplished 142 key leader engagements, establish daily security requirements and enable delivery of 36 tons of weapons and ammunition to the front lines. Additionally, he increased the defensive capabilities of his facility’s perimeter with several fortification efforts, including: replacing two miles of concertina wire, deploying 96 star barriers and one ground radar system. Congratulations Senior Master Sgt. Mason! For more: http://www.holloman.af.mil/Article-Display/Article/1544767/senior-master-sgt-receives-bronze-star-medal/
The Holloman High-Speed Test Track, operated by the 846th Test Squadron, is one facility that enables test scientists and engineers to meet both of the above criteria. The test track is a 10-mile long, precision-aligned track that provides scientists and engineers a platform from which to conduct their various missions. Tests on the track provide valid data on problems which cannot be solved by other ground test means. Airman Magazine | United States Air Force | Air Combat Command
#Congratulations to our newest SNCOs and SNCO selects! You can see the photos from the 2018 SNCO Induction Ceremon… https://t.co/EpKV46KMd3
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#MWD Vulkan retired after years of faithful service. Click the link below for more photos and info! #USAFhttps://t.co/qZsHN6fXVz
The #HollomanAFB Youth and Teen Development Center had the opportunity to tour the base and learn about #aviation a… https://t.co/hNmfslkpV4
Retired CMSgt Ernie Lorelli was injured in a car wreck. His team members provided immediate medical treatment, keep… https://t.co/hPpimuJCSr
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#DYK Holloman is hosting an open house May 5? Entry is free, and families are more than welcome! Get all the detail… https://t.co/VbAxgj9t8t
RT @USAFRecruiting: This month we celebrate our little fighters. Thank you for providing strength and support to your #Airman. #MonthOfTheM
RT @USAF_ACC: Starting April 1, @usairforce expanded child care options for families of deployed or remote Airmen. | U.S. Air Force photo/S…
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Need some #MondayMotivation? Over 8k people marched in this year’s #BataanMemorialDeathMarch! Check out all of the… https://t.co/YzbBJ7Jwdu
Happy #NationalPuppyDay! Check out these photos from military working #dog Beci’s retirement ceremony. We thank you… https://t.co/MSWj0Uh2lp
RT @AirmanMagazine: Today, we honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve! Have a safe and ha…
RT @USAFHealth: The Air Force recognizes the strength & resilience of our wounded warriors. #ShowOfStrength https://t.co/Puj6A27ypB https:/…
The 311th Air Maintenance Unit took the victory at the 3rd quarter weapons load competition against the 314th AMU &… https://t.co/ozcMWRonrV
Check out this footage from inside a glider flight from last weekend. https://t.co/5hYH3VasBB
Friday Holloman Airmen enjoyed a wing run. https://t.co/fRqDlhcsvD
Holloman Air Force Base RPA pilots and sensor operators were recently trained for intelligence, surveillance and re… https://t.co/zrJwLIbYzU